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June 2018 Issue

Interview with Paul S. Cieslewicz

Growing up in the country, in the Amherst/Bancroft, Wisconsin, area, a mile from Prairie View Farms, Paul Cieslewicz was exposed to agriculture at a young age. “I spent a lot of time at Prairie View Farms,” he relates. “When I was old enough to be…

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Scientists Sequence Colorado Potato Beetle Genome

Genes probed for clues to pest’s adaptability to new environments and insecticides By Eric Hamilton, University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences The Colorado potato beetle is notorious for its role in starting the pesticide industry and for its ability to resist the…

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Bean & Potato Chicken Salad Hearty Enough to be a Meal!

Column and photos by Ali Carter, Wisconsin Potato Growers Auxiliary We have all heard the benefits of preparing meals at home and sitting around the table to enjoy those meals together as a family. Studies show that when we do these things on a regular…

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